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Great Brook Farm State Park
Great Brook Farm State Park, Carlisle MA.jpg
Map showing the location of Great Brook Farm State Park
Map showing the location of Great Brook Farm State Park
Location in Massachusetts
Location Carlisle, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates 42°33′21″N 71°21′12″W / 42.55583°N 71.35333°W / 42.55583; -71.35333
GREAT BROOK FARM STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°33′21″N 71°21′12″W / 42.55583°N 71.35333°W / 42.55583; -71.35333
Area909 acres (368 ha) [1]
Established1967
Governing body Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Website Great Brook Farm State Park

Great Brook Farm State Park is a public, day-use recreation area featuring an active dairy farm in the town of Carlisle, Massachusetts. The state park, which was established in 1967, is managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation. [2] [3]

Activities and amenities

The park has 20 miles (32 km) of trails for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, dog-walking, and equestrian use. Canoeing and fishing are offered on Meadow Pond. Tours of the dairy farm are available from May to October. [2]

References

  1. ^ "2012 Acreage Listing" (PDF). Department of Conservation and Recreation. April 2012. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Great Brook Farm State Park". MassParks. Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Retrieved February 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "Great Brook Farm State Park". Local Food Guide. FarmFresh.org. Retrieved February 27, 2017.

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